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Nikon 1 J1 versus Sony SLT Alpha 77 versus Sony NEX-C3

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Nikon 1 J1

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score
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56
Portrait
(Color Depth)
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21.5 bits
Landscape
(Dynamic Range)
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11 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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372 ISO
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Sony SLT Alpha 77

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score
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78
Portrait
(Color Depth)
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24 bits
Landscape
(Dynamic Range)
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13.2 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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801 ISO
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Sony NEX-C3

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score
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73
Portrait
(Color Depth)
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22.7 bits
Landscape
(Dynamic Range)
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12.2 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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1083 ISO
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Nikon 1 J1

Manufacturer specifications

Type Hybrid 
Announced 2011-09-21 
Indicative price (USD) 700  
Sensor type CMOS 
Resolution 3904 x 2606  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 10.17  
Sensor size (mm) 8.8 x 13.2 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm) 3.4  
Bits per pixel 12.0 
Focal length multiplier 2.70 
Aspect Ratio 3:2, 16:9 
ISO latitude  100 - 6400 
Shutter type Mechanical and Electronic 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/16000 - 30  
Frame rate (fps) 13.0  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization   
Firmware  
Dust cleaningYes 
Mount typeNikon 1 CX  
Weight (gr) 234  
Battery type MH-27 Battery Charger 
Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization  
Camera material Magnesium 
Mount material  
View finder type  
View finder magnification  
View finder coverage  
Mirror lockup  
View finder diopter  
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 460000 
Articulated screen No 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes Auto (AF) Auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A) Single-servo AF (AF-S) Continuous-servo (AF-C) Full-time Servo (AF-F) Manual Focus (MF) 
Number of autofocus points
Exposure bracketing  
Exposure compensation +/- 3 EV, 1/3 EV steps 
Drive modes Single frame, continuous, Electronic (Hi), Self-timer, delayed remote, quick-response remote, interval timer shooting 
Buffer size  
Recording medium SD/SDHC/SDXC 
Image format NEF (RAW), JPEG 
White balance bracketing  
Connectivity USB: Hi-speed USB HDMI output: Type C mini-pin HDMI connector 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes 
External micro No 
Histogram  
GPS No 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1920 X 1080/60i 
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus  
Video file format MOV 
Video codec H.264 
Video stabilisation  

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Sony SLT Alpha 77

Manufacturer specifications

Type Semi-Pro DSLR 
Announced 2011-08-24 
Indicative price (USD) 1399  
Sensor type CMOS 
Resolution 6048 x 4024  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 24.34  
Sensor size (mm) 15.6 x 23.5 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm) 3.9  
Bits per pixel 12.0 
Focal length multiplier 1.50 
Aspect Ratio 3:2, 16:9 
ISO latitude  50 - 16000 
Shutter type mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/8000 - 30.0  
Frame rate (fps) 12.0  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  Yes 
Firmware 1.02 
Dust cleaningYes 
Mount typeSony Alpha DT  
Weight (gr) 653  
Battery type NP-FM500H 
Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization Yes 
Camera material mixed plastic/metal 
Mount material mixed plastic/metal 
View finder type electronic 
View finder magnification 1.1 
View finder coverage 100 
Mirror lockup  
View finder diopter -4.0 to +4.0 
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 921600 
Articulated screen Yes 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes AF-S (Single-shot AF), AF-A (Automatic AF), AF-C (Continuous AF) 
Number of autofocus points 19 
Exposure bracketing 3 images with 0.3EV or 0.7EV steps 
Exposure compensation  
Drive modes Single-shot, Continuous shooting (Hi/Lo selectable), Self-timer (10/2 sec delay selectable), Bracket (Continuous/Single/WB/DRO), Remote commander (RMT-DSLR1 Sold Separately) 
Buffer size JPEG Standard (17 shots) JPEG Fine (17 shots) JPEG Extra Fine (13 shots) RAW (13 shots) RAW+JPEG (11 shots) 
Recording medium SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo 
Image format JPEG, RAW (ARW) 
White balance bracketing Yes: 3 frames Lo (10 mired) or Hi (20 mired) 
Connectivity USB2.0 (Hi-speed, miniB), HDMI (Type C mini) 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes (video with sound) 
External micro Yes 
Histogram Yes 
GPS Yes 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1920 x 1080 (60, 24 fps) 
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus Yes 
Video file format AVCHD, MP4 
Video codec H.264 
Video stabilisation Yes 

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Sony NEX-C3

Manufacturer specifications

Type Hybrid 
Announced 2011-06-08 
Indicative price (USD) 770  
Sensor type CMOS 
Resolution 4928 x 3280  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 16.16  
Sensor size (mm) 15.6 x 23.5 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm) 4.8  
Bits per pixel 12.0 
Focal length multiplier 1.50 
Aspect Ratio 3:2, 16:9 
ISO latitude  200 - 12800 
Shutter type mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 30.0  
Frame rate (fps) 2.5  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  No 
Firmware  
Dust cleaningYes 
Mount typeSony E  
Weight (gr) 225  
Battery type Li-ion, NP-FW50 
Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization  
Camera material Metal top plate, Polycarbonate 
Mount material  
View finder type No 
View finder magnification  
View finder coverage  
Mirror lockup  
View finder diopter  
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 921600 
Articulated screen Yes 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes Single-shot AF, Continuous AF 
Number of autofocus points 25 
Exposure bracketing Yes, 1/3 EV or 2/3 EV increments, 3 frames 
Exposure compensation +/-2EV with 1/3EVsteps 
Drive modes Single, Continuous (2.5fps), Speed-priority Continuous (5.5fps), 10 seconds and 2 seconds Self-timer 
Buffer size 14 or 18 (JPG), 6 (RAW), 6 (RAW+JPG) 
Recording medium SD SDHC SDXC Memory Stick Pro Duo Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo  
Image format JPEG (DCF v.2.0, Exif v.2.3, MPF Baseline) compliant, DPOF compatible, RAW (Sony ARW 2.2 format), RAW & JPEG 
White balance bracketing  
Connectivity USB 2.0 (High Speed), HDMI (mini type C) 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes 
External micro Yes (smart accessory terminal) 
Histogram Yes 
GPS  
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1280 x 720 (29.97fps) 
Full HD No 
Live autofocus  
Video file format MP4 
Video codec MPEG-4 Visual 
Video stabilisation  

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